Tooth Socket (Dental Alveolus)
Any of the in which the roots of the are anchored.
About Tooth Sockets
The holes in the jaws that contain the roots of the are called sockets, or dental . The jaws and the walls of the tooth sockets are made up of . This part of the is not usually visible.
The are connected with the walls of the sockets and anchored in the jaws by the and the .
The is made up of and contains fibers. These fibers are especially strong so that the can withstand the great pressure put on them while we chew. The teeth can also move slightly in the ligament to compensate for the pressure exerted by …